Elmer Rasmuson

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The culmination of a dream

When Ed Rasmuson took to the stage on Saturday, May 22 to celebrate the completion of the latest expansion of the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, it was a culminating moment in the decades-long vision of the Rasmuson family to build a great museum for all Alaskans.

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The lady of Halibut Cove

Perhaps many years from now, Diana Tillion will be remembered as the Alaska artist who painted landscapes with octopus ink. Or she might be remembered for her historical writing. Many will think of her statuesque home that is the center of Halibut Cove and the place where all important community events take place. I will remember her most as half of a beautiful 58-year love story.

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A place called Point Hope

Serving on a panel with other grantmakers at a regional economic summit gave me the opportunity to visit Pt. Hope, a place I’ve always wanted to see. I’ve always heard that Pt. Hope is a really nice village. And it is.

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